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To Bridge Gulf Between Church and Synagogue

January 23, 1923
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A body which hardly could come into existence in any other country than Great Britain is the “Messianic Fellowship”, which has just been formed to assist Christians to know Judaism sympathetically, says the “Manchester Guardian”. This organization, of which the Rev. Paul Levertoff sub-warden of St. Deiniol’s Library, Hawarden, is warden, and Canon T. Hands, of St. Mark’s Vicarage Old Street, London, E.C. 2, the treasurer, with Miss Naomi Soman as secretary. wants to help to bridge the gulf between the Church and synagogue and to unite Jews and Christians in fighting unbelief and unrighteousness everywhere.

The methods to be followed, according to the particulars of the Fellowship which have reached the correspondent, are the formation of Fellowship groups where Jews and Christians live in contact, the provision of a neutral platform on which Jewish and Christian scholars may expound their religeous views constructively and non-controversially, and the publication of literature bearing on Judaism and Christianity. A periodical is in contemplation, for which contributions of a constructive type from Jewish and Christian scholars are invited.

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